Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirmed that the mysterious respiratory disease in the province of Tucumán, which has caused so far 5 deaths, was bilateral pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti convened a meeting with “experts” to generate “strategies to strengthen epidemiological surveillance, work together with the jurisdictions to decentralize diagnosis, train health teams and generate information actions for society.”
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Friday announced her country was about to receive the first batch of 1,400,000 doses of Moderna's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine to be applied to children between six months and three years of age.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Monday confirmed the country was going through its fourth wave of COVID-19. The official also pointed out that “we are in a different situation” now.
Buenos Aires City Health Minister Fernán Quirós Wednesday warned the recent increase in covid cases might be heralding the beginning of a new wave.
Argentina's health authorities are investigating 8 cases of acute hepatitis which are suspected of belonging to the new variant of unknown origin, Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirmed Friday.
A delegation from the Cansino laboratory has held meetings in Buenos Aires with Health Minister Carla Vizzotti and other officials to discuss local production of their COVID-19 vaccine, it was reported Tuesday.
The first vaccine against COVID-19 developed in Argentina is to be tested on humans during phase 1 trials, it was announced Wednesday in Buenos Aires.
Argentine Health Authorities have decided Tuesday that from now on, people who have taken three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and remain asymptomatic following close contact with a positive case of the disease shall no longer be required to isolate themselves.
The Government of Argentina is monitoring the Uruguayan case closely to determine whether it is still useful to isolate COVID-19 close contacts who are already vaccinated against the disease, Health Minister Carla Vizzotti said the day after she announced a reduction in the number of quarantine days.